Some are calling the first generation whose members will never have known life without smartphones “Generation Alpha.” And some are predicting they’ll be as reliant on AI as Millennials and Generation Z have been on the internet.
It is well known that AI has the potential to upend several areas of medicine, including targeted treatment and diagnostics. However, a lack of knowledge about AI in the healthcare space could have a negative effect, through the spread of misinformation––and fake news.
Accenture, a global professional services company, has teamed up with Stockholm Exergi, one of Sweden’s largest energy suppliers, to put AI to the test in a new project aimed at addressing loneliness among seniors.
Blockchain technology is already expected to have a major impact in the healthcare space, and the wearables sector could do with an injection of the technology, as well, writes Lucas Mearian for ComputerWorld.
Working with SRI International, the California tech lab that gave the world Siri, mental-health specialists at NYU Langone have developed an AI-based tool that uses voice analysis to diagnose posttraumatic stress disorder—potentially via telemedicine.